Of course, the headphone jack allows you to monitor the audio signal, but, more importantly, you can objectively judge the strength of the audio with the LCD level meters on the side of the camera. It’s optical zoom 20x plus the 2x teleconverter are absolutely essential to me. Special Effects This feature offers you a variety of scene transition effects, producing smooth, professional-looking dissolve and wipe transitions between scenes as you record. This is my second one so that way my B roll is recorded exactly like my primary footage. I bought this camera thinking it was going to be awesome! The audio and video ports are located on the back AV panel. Purchasing the GL2 was totally satisfying.

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It’s optical zoom 20x plus the 2x teleconverter are absolutely essential to camerq. If you are pro, semi-pro or want to do something creative – this is not your camera probably not even good for home movies – if you are gonna spend the money, get the DVX B. Get the real one and save your aggravation. This camera, from the first time i saw it i loved it.

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Mini DV is frowned upon now that HD is around, but this image quality is brilliant compared to most mini-dv cassette video cameras. A full-frame mirrorless camera with a catch. Great Camcorder This camera, from the first time i saw it i loved it. This is a major advantage over analog video.


The Canon GL2 digital gl22 camcorder uses the standard MiniDV cassette, producing the highest quality video possible from non-broadcast equipment.

One thing with the camera the video screen turns upside down after a while when am watching from the back but when i push it all the way to the side of the camera it’s back to normal so i don’t know if i have to do something in the menu to fix it but the camera is a great piece and i look forward to using it to do all my videos for church and part time jobs.

The most clever new control is the programmable CSTM custom key, which you can set to toggle on and off 11 possible options, including image stabilization and zebra stripes. A small, light and powerful video light for indoor and cwnon use.

The features on the camera are pretty easy to find and use and the manual controls are awesome! No matter what you do, it seems like it will always try to do everything for you. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. Record for up cnaon 90 minutes with the compact BP The professional L-Series lenses utilize Fluorite, a material which provides outstanding resolution, contrast and color reproduction, especially in lightweight, csnon lenses.

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Use when recording or dubbing audio. It is a professional camerq camcorder, people are impressed. They just don’t work. While it is a nice camera with a beautiful picture, do NOT buy this if you wish to make independent movies.


With excellent video quality, a long list of video, still and time-lapse options and a Maximum Canpn Time with an min. The GL2 also offers both the standard 4: L-Series Fluorite Lens Canon has satisfied the demands of experienced image makers for years through the power, design and quality of their 35mm and broadcast TV lenses.

Canon GL2 Mini DV Camcorder Review

A single digital video cable is all that is required to transfer or copy your videos in pure digital form to your DV cmera computer or to another Canon DV camcorder. Edge A white bar will appear at the bottom of your browser window which will contain your download.

Even hand-held shots at full telephoto, and shots taken from a moving car, are smooth and steady. This will give you twice the recording time of just one battery. After fighting with it for hours I still can’t seem to get a decent filmlook.

Rather, it relates to the standard video recording system of interlaced frames, for smooth and natural playback on a TV or editing computer.

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